Tropical storm Humberto eyes Gulf Coast
Wednesday, September 12, 2007
The eighth named storm of the Gulf of Mexico., tropical storm Humberto, was named today over the
The Texas at 2 p.m. EST and was moving towards the north at 6 mph.was about 70 miles south-southwest of ,
Maximum sustained winds associated with the storm stood at 45 mph.
But, forecasters warn that additional strengthening is possible before the storm makes landfall.
While heavy rain is already pounding the Gulf Coast, Humberto's center is not expected to reach the coast of Texas until late tonight.
Theissued a from , Texas, to , Louisiana.
Anywhere from 5 to 10 inches of rain is expected along the upper and middle coast of Texas, as well as in southwestern Louisiana. Some areas to be impacted by the storm may see rain totals near 15 inches, according to the NHC.
Also, the NHC warned storm surge flooding of 2 to 3 feet is possible.
- Ap/cnn. "Tropical storm Humberto forms in Gulf of Mexico" — , September 12, 2007
- AP. "Tropical Storm Humberto forms; warnings issued for parts of Texas, La., coast" — , September 12, 2007
- Reuters. "Texas prepares for Tropical Storm Humberto" — , September 12, 2007